Half Century Route
Starting between 9-10am ET
Start at Remington Community Park and go to St. Joseph's College,16.5 mi; then to Fair Oaks, 14.3 mi; then to Carpenter Creek Cellars,18.9 mi; and return to Park, 6.5 mi.
Total distance = 56.23 miles.
Three shorter rides are also available. The Education Route the Winery Route, and the Park Route.
Ok, so this isn't exactly the Hilly Hundred, but there is enough elevation to keep it interesting, and get your heart pumping.
Saint Joseph’s College (1)
At this stop, let your spirit be inspired by the architecture of historic buildings on Saint Joseph's College’s beautiful campus. Free tours are available.
A primarily undergraduate Catholic college, St. Joseph’s pledges itself to a tradition of excellence and to a liberal education that is a united endeavor of intelligence and faith.
Fair Oaks Farms (2)
This is your lunch stop, and potentially much more. Fair Oaks Farms has a little something for everybody - from their great-tasting sandwiches in the cafe, to the games and attractions for the kids in Mooville, to the hands on interactive activities in the Dairy Adventure™, they’re THE go-to Northwest Indiana attraction that promises to keep every member of the family well-fed and entertained.
Photo courtesy of National Milk Producers Federation
Carpenter Creek Cellars (3)
Get a taste of Remington-area life. At this stop you can sample some of Carpenter Creek Cellars’ world-class wines, which embody the best terroir and fruit that the Midwest has to offer.
They offer free daily tastings, weekend tours, music events, and plenty of Midwestern hospitality.